Europe Goes DarkHow Germany is preparing its extensive solar power network for a total solar eclipse.
The Town Almost Swallowed by a Coal MineIf Germany can’t kick its coal habit, can anyone?
Before and After in Breezy Point, QueensA year after Hurricane Sandy, rebuilding continues, but the neighborhood faces a new threat from Congress.
Scott Walker Is the Worst Candidate for the EnvironmentIt’s a tough call, but the Wisconsin governor edges out the others when it comes to energy and pollution.
Taking Research for GrantedTexas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Drought Is Coming for Your BeerUnlocking the barley genome could help prevent a brewing catastrophe.
Washington Is Outdoing California and Texas in Renewable EnergyRenewable-energy consumption by state.
The Riots of ’68 What the violence in the wake of the King assassination can, and can’t, teach us about Baltimore today.
Even by the Standards of Baltimore, Freddie Gray’s Neighborhood Is Shockingly Impoverished and Violent
Harvard Students Are Clueless About Fighting Fossil Fuels. They Could Learn a Thing or Two From Stanford.
Tab Roulette! Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.